Commencement Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare successfully for your commencement ceremony:

  • Verify completion of all degree requirements with your advisor.
  • Complete your required application for graduation. For more information, visit One-Stop.
  • Register for commencement through your MyFIU account. For detailed instructions, see “Pass & Tickets”.
  • Print your guests’ tickets through your MyFIU account.
  • Encourage your family and friends to visit Commencement General Information to know what to expect on your big day.
  • Pick up your commencement pass during our Commencement Fair.
  • Purchase your cap and gown – regalia may be purchased through the FIU Barnes and Noble store. You may contact the store at 305-348-2691 or go online to FIU Campus Bookstore
  • Choose your diploma frame: FIU Campus Bookstore Diploma Frames.
  • Order personalized announcements: Herff Jones.
  • Order your FIU graduation ring: Herff Jones.
  • Purchase your customized graduation T-shirt: Campus Clothing.
  • Register with Gradimages, in advance, to ensure you will receive proofs of your formal commencement photographs.
  • Make hotel reservations for your guests and get a special FIU grad rate at our preferred locations: For details click here
  • Download your commencement ceremony video online.